The closest national park to the capital city, Arusha National Park is also one of the most topographically varied gave reserves in the country. Spanning 552 sq km (212 sq mi), this park has a rich variety of wildlife and diverse scenery, ranging from rugged Mount Meru to volcanic craters to lakes, savannahs, and rolling grassy hills. See giraffes, cape buffalos, herds of zebras, warthogs, and monkeys as well as elephants, lions, and flamingos. Narina trogon and bar-tailed trogon, as well as a variety of starlings, are commonly seen birds in the reserve. Arrange your visit to Arusha National Park and discover more family-friendly attractions in Arusha National Park using our Arusha National Park travel site .
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Arusha National Park Guided Day Tour from Arusha BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $297
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Full- Day Arusha National Park Safari from Arusha BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $288
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Arusha National Park Reviews
The walking safari was one of the highlights of the trip and very much worth the money. It really is a great experience to walk to close to the animals and get close up pictures. Otherwise, almost all... more »
Die Erfahrung besteht aus 2 Teilen. Ein Großteil unserer Tour ging durch stark bewachsenes Hügelland, wo es nur wenig zu sehen gab; das Interessanteste waren Affen mit schwarz-weißem Fell. An den Seen... more »The experience consists of 2 parts. A large part of our tour went through heavily-covered hills, where there were only little to see; Monkeys with black and white fur were the most interesting. The Lakes, where the view was something further, there were a few giraffes and zebras. Because we came from the Serengeti, we had seen hundreds of them; as a result, it was not as exciting.
Onze allereerste safari beleving hadden we in dit kleine park. Er zijn geen grote roofdieren maar genoeg andere dieren zodat het toch de moeite waard is. Het landschap is heel afwisselend. Na 5 dagen ... more »We had our very first safari experience in this little park. There are no large predators but enough other animals so it is still worth it. The landscape is very varied. After 5 days in other parks spent we came here again along and still have a short walking safari. Maybe this park weather is disappointing if you already have created a lot of safaris but for a quiet first day is the view. At the walking safari is there's no guarantee that you will see animals but only the landscape is also very beautiful.
Awesome daytrip location if you're in Arusha. Only about 40 minutes from town, and you can go on a game drive, walking safari and a boat trip, all in the same spot. Guides are available at the gate and you can self drive.
A relatively small national park close to Arusha City, just a 40-minute drive. It boasts two of the big five (leopard and buffalo) and lots of other animals (giraffes, warthogs, antelopes) and birds. A walk in the park is a very pleasant experience.
Cleanest Mountain in EAST AFRICA.. Hands down!! I love it..
Very well organized park with devoted workers and veatiful landscape, it's a shame the Tanzanian NP fees are so high
Its one of the best maintained national parks.....
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